THE 1787 AMERICAN AND THE 1791 POLISH CONSTITUTIONS: COMMON INTELLECTUAL ROOTS, DIFFERENT FUTURES
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
7 p.m. Dunseth Auditorium, Harmon Hall
Dr. Michal Jan Rozbicki is a Professor of History at Saint Louis University. He completed his PhD at Maria Curie-Sklodowska University and his PhD (habilitation) at Warsaw University. Dr. Rozbicki has been a research fellow at the Virginia Historical Society, The Huntington Library, Brown University, Oxford University, and Johns Hopkins University. He has authored or edited twelve books, including the award-winning Culture and Liberty in the Age of the American Revolution (Charlottesville, 2011), and held fellowships from several global institutions, including the Rockefeller Foundation, American Council of Learned Societies, Oxford University, and the Kennedy Institute for North American Studies in Berlin. He had served as Chair of the History Department, and currently is Director of the Center for Intercultural Studies, which he founded in 2011. It is devoted to systemic research on the interactions between different cultures, and to developing interdisciplinary methodologies of interpreting them. He teaches courses such as ‘Cross-Cultural Encounters in American History.’
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